Inauguration of Golden Jubilee Year of Milagres College, Kallianpur
The Golden Jubilee Year 2016 – 2017 of the Milagres College and Milagres Pre – University College was inaugurated at Milagres Tri – Centenary Hall, Kallianpur by Sri. Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of Fisheries, Sports and Youth Affair, District in Charge Minister, Government of Karnataka. After the inauguration, Sri. Pramod Madhwaraj said the Udupi and Dakshina Kannada districts are developed at par with European countries due to Christian missionaries. He praised the college that instead of constructing buildings on account of Golden Jubilee celebrations, the college has started a educational fund for the study of poor students. He was also felicitated by the Bishop. The programme began with welcome dance by college students. Most Rev. Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi diocese and President of Catholic Education Society of Udupi, presided the inaugural programme. Rev. Fr. Lawrence Dsouza, Secretary of CESU, Rev. Fr. Stany B. Lobo, Correspondent of Milagres Educational Institutions and Rector of Milagres Cathedral, Mrs. Janaki Brahmavar, President of Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy as well as a student of first batch, Dr. Gerald Pinto, Principal, Milagres College, Rev. Dr. Prakash Anil Castelino, Campus Director and Mrs. Savitha Kumari, Principal, Milagres PU College were present on the dais. Rev. Fr. Stany B. Lobo welcomed the guests and the gatherings. Dr. Gerald Pinto delivered the introductory address and pointed out some of the projects on the occasion of Jubilee celebration that will be taken during the year. Bishop handed over the cheque of Rs. 4 lakhs, which was contributed by the staff as a seed money for Milagres Golden Jubilee Educational Fund for the education of poor students to Prof. Cyril Mathias, Convener of the Educational Fund. During the occasion, the college honored the teachers as well as students of the first batch of 1967. Mrs. Savitha Kumari, Principal, Milagres PU College proposed the vote of thanks. Prof. Vincent Alva compered the programme.